A brooding, powerful wine, concentrating perfumed fruit with black berry juice and dark tannins. It does have acidity to balance all the power and richness, but this is a big, solid wine with density of flavor.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.